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July 24: DOT reiterates travel safety

July 24: DOT reiterates travel safety

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has reiterated the need to prioritize personal travel safety as parts of the country adopt stricter quarantine protocols to address the growing threat of the Covid-19 Delta variant. Read More

July 24: Phivolcs lowers Taal alert level

July 24: Phivolcs lowers Taal alert level

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has lowered the status of Taal Volcano from Alert Level 3 (magmatic unrest) to Alert Level 2 (decreased unrest). Officials still caution against the threat of eruption; nearby areas are urged to stay alert. Read More

July 23: PH extends travel ban to Thailand, Malaysia

July 23: PH extends travel ban to Thailand, Malaysia

Amid growing threats of the Covid-19 Delta variant, the national government has prohibited travelers from, or with travel history to, Malaysia and Thailand from entering the Philippines from July 25 until further notice. Read More

July 23: NCR, other areas revert to GCQ-HR

July 23: NCR, other areas revert to GCQ-HR

In response to the potential spread of the Covid-19 Delta variant in the Philippines, the Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has reverted Metro Manila, as well as the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Davao del Norte, and Davao de Oro, to general community quarantine with heightened restrictions (GCQ-HR) until at least the end of the month. Read More

July 23: Children once again banned outdoors

July 23: Children once again banned outdoors

The Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has taken back its earlier decision to allow children aged 5 to 17 outdoors. Local governments have tightened restrictions around the country amid concerns of growing Covid-19 cases with the Delta variant. Read More

July 22: Iloilo City to require negative RT-PCR tests

July 22: Iloilo City to require negative RT-PCR tests

In an effort to avoid the spread of Covid-19 in the area, Iloilo City mayor Jerry Treñas has announced that the city will be requiring all inbound travelers to submit negative RT-PCR test, taken at most three days before departure, prior to entry. Read More

July 22: Ilocos Norte implements localized lockdown

July 22: Ilocos Norte implements localized lockdown

Multiple areas in Ilocos Norte will be placed under localized modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) from July 23, in an effort to help arrest the surge in Covid-19 cases in the area. Read More

July 20: New bridge connects beach destinations in Sipalay

July 20: New bridge connects beach destinations in Sipalay

A new 75-meter bridge has been completed in Negros Occidental, allowing locals and tourists alike to travel more conveniently to the beaches of Sugar and Langub in Sipalay City, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Read More